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Thursday, August 11, 2022

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

Apology offered to Japan following stabbing incident

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO GOVERNMENT acted promptly to...

Tovosia: We will be careful in handling deep-sea mining

By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government will be very...

Western Province tourism  – the final test is coming

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BY BEN BILUA Gizo MOST tourism operators are looking forward to international borders reopening, but are they ready? Like other tourism operators in the region, local operators have felt the brunt of COVID-19. In Western Province, Agnes Getaway...

Sinking island

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Schuijl produces documentary about Ontong Java BY ALFRED PAGEPITU A feature-length documentary on Ontong Java, in the Malaita Outer Islands, whose inhabitants continue to live under existential threats of climate change has been released. Two filmakers from...

SolAir honours nurses with scenic flight

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Solomon Airlines says ‘Tagio Tumas to our Nation’s Nurses’ on International Nurses Day, joining with eight other prominent Solomon Islands businesses and organisations to sponsor a VIP scenic flight for 18 dedicated nurses from...

Siota faces sweet turnover

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BY BEN BILUAGizo THERE are some points in life that prejudice can lead to a sweeter outcome. This is the story of Santos Krobe Siota, 38 years old from Isabel Province who has been accepted by...

APTC training gives Monica a job in Australia

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Gaining an internationally recognised qualification expands employment prospects for Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) graduates seeking employment in international labour markets.  APTC graduates like Monica Wale from the Solomon Islands see value in pursuing Technical...

MARA gov’t plans important projects for Auki

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE Suidani-led MARA government is planning to kick off work on some important projects for Auki Township. The projects include Auki dumpsite, cemetery, and Flea market. Premier Daniel Suidani said a plan is in...

Anywhere under the sun

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Future is here with Solar computers made available for rural users THE lack of access to computers in rural communities has forced a local entrepreneur to invest in providing cheap and accessible solar powered computers...

Amelyn recognised for leading covid-19 effort 

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE International Planned Parenthood Federation IPPF Sub Regional Office for the Pacific has recognised 23-year-old Amelyn Aitora for voluntarily leading the national covid-19 response in helping communities to respond effectively to...

Solomon Islander joins East-West Centre

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AS she settles into her new apartment in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, Dr Tammy Tabe reflects on her life’s journeys. The young Solomon Islander woman recently moved to Honolulu to take up an appointment as a fellow...

Auki market restricts sale of products

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE management of the Auki Central Market has put a stop to the sale of certain products within the market facility since Monday. The measures were taken in collaboration with the Malaita Provincial...